The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 18 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.65% 3.86% 1.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.46% 34.09% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 4
Median daily rate £453 £425 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +44.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £352 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £525 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +34.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
41 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.62% 11.31% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £350 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £530 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Web Development
4 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) Node.js
5 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
6 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 8 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (30.77%) Selenium
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) HTML5
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) PHP
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
7 7 (26.92%) RESTful
7 7 (26.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (26.92%) Subversion
7 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
7 7 (26.92%) Service Design
8 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 6 (23.08%) .NET

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) Anypoint
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Mimecast
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
1 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (30.77%) Selenium
3 7 (26.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 7 (26.92%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Office 365 Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Identity Management Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
1 9 (34.62%) jQuery
1 9 (34.62%) Node.js
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) HTML5
3 7 (26.92%) RESTful
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) OAuth
5 4 (15.38%) SAML
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.69%) Django
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
7 2 (7.69%) Matplotlib
7 2 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) FastCGI
8 1 (3.85%) Kafka
8 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Web Development
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Service Design
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (11.54%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
8 2 (7.69%) API Design
8 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) API Development
9 1 (3.85%) Data Privacy
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) SAP Security
9 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) PHP
4 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Tcl
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCITP
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) CCSA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Interwoven
4 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.85%) SAP